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Perks of Staying at a Disney Resort

One thing I learned from a recent trip to Disneyland Park in Anaheim, California: location, location, location. After a few nights at Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa, I was already taking the luxury of an exclusive park and Downtown Disney entrance for granted. My mornings could be leisurely, knowing the park entrance was just […]

An Expanding Luxury of Choice in Singapore Lodging

With Singapore’s fabled Raffles Hotel & Resort poised to reopen this September in grand style, interest in the destination is going to continue trending upwards. It is almost certain the competition to book a Raffles stay will be tight. Although it has the cache of being the first hotel to put Singapore on the map […]

Resorts With Gardens Offer Wholesome, Holistic Fun

Whether you’re looking for foraged to fork cuisine or just some hands-on fun for the kids, hotels and resorts with gardens mean food is not only as fresh as it can be, but there’s also some interactive learning, too. Just in time for Earth Day come these green-friendly getaways. Vermont is the essence of farm-to-table […]

Living History: Historic Hotels

Sure, staying in the next big thing is cool and all, but what about hotels with a story? Historic Hotels of America just added 27 new properties to its roster of places to hang your hat where famous artists, architects and athletes stayed. There are three criteria for eligibility: The hotels must be 50 years […]

Co-, Tri-Branded Hotels Offer More Concepts, Options

Two check-in desks. Different toiletries. Contrasting color palettes, art and aesthetics. One address. So what’s the deal? The number of hotels co- or tri-branding is growing in an effort to take advantage of limited real estate for expansion — and possibly grab most of the spotlight, too. In Vancouver, the upscale JW Marriott Parq pulls […]

Hotels With the Best Hygge Experiences

Whether it’s for Valentine’s Day or winter snuggles, these hotels put the “hug” in hygge, the Danish word for cozy contentment (pronounced “hoo-gah”). Robes, slippers, fireplaces, hot cocoa — and perhaps a steamy adult beverage or two, depending on the company — all make for a winter filled with the warm and fuzzy. At boutique […]